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August 19, 1960
Fontana, California, United States
|Occupation||Actor, game show host, radio personality, writer, producer|
Life and career
Lodge was born as Roger Chavez in Fontana, California and raised in Lakewood, California. Lodge's mother remarried Robert Lodge. Growing up, Lodge was a star basketball guard at Cerritos High School where he was teammates with Ben Howland, and also played basketball at Whittier College. He played various minor roles in the entertainment industry for several years, most notably regular guest host for the program Talk Soup, on E! Entertainment Television. He also hosted his own half-hour weekly show for the Sci-Fi Channel, entitled S.F. Vortex, revolving around science fiction news with roundtable discussions. Lodge's acting credits include appearances on the ABC sitcom Full House, CBS's Yes, Dear, and UPN's The Parkers. He also appeared in the Tony Scott film The Fan and Not of this Earth, 1988.
From 1999 to 2006, Lodge was the host of the syndicated dating show Blind Date. Lodge has been the host of The Price Is Right Live! stage productions in Las Vegas, Nevada and Atlantic City, New Jersey and in July 2007, he began hosting a new game show called Camouflage on GSN. He also served as fill-in host for Jim Rome, on ESPN'S Jim Rome Is Burning in December 2007. He can now be heard hosting "The Sports Lodge" every afternoon on AM 830 KLAA. Lodge also appreaded on That's So Raven; he played the host on Termi Date. He also did a sport segment for the KTLA Morning News, until June 2012 when KTLA chose to end its relationship with AM 830.
Lodge is an admitted sports trivia buff. From 2003 - 2005, Lodge hosted a local sports talk radio show on KMPC 1540 AM, "The Ticket", based in Santa Monica, California. Lodge is also a frequent guest on the ESPN show, Jim Rome Is Burning. Lodge also occasionally guest-hosts The Jim Rome Show on radio. In 2004, he hosted the ESPN game show ESPN Trivial Pursuit. In late 2005, Lodge joined station KLAC (aka AM 570 Sports) as a fill-in host. He also serves as the play-by-play announcer for the Gender Bowl.
He is currently host of The SportsLodge on radio station KLAA (AM) AM 830, which is owned by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim baseball team and serves as their radio flagship station He also hosts the Angels Pre-Game show on AM830 and the Angels Baseball Radio Network. At the same time, he makes several appearances on truTV's The Smoking Gun Presents: World's Dumbest... as a commentator. Roger has begun shooting a new series, "Celebridate" for Mark Cuban's AXS TV, where he serves as Host/Executive Producer. He is also the Host of "TALK THE TALK", on REELZ Channel. Lodge often filled in for Jim Rome on both since cancelled THE CBS Sports Network shows ROME and LEADOFF.
Lodge also is part of Ball Up Street Ball on FOX, serving as game announcer.
Lodge is married to former World Championship Wrestling personality, Pamela Paulshock. They have two children, Peyton (b. 2004) and Alexandra (b. 2006). Lodge also has a son, Brandon, from a previous marriage.
- Not of This Earth (1988 film)
- Full House (TV Series) (1989–1994) as Roger (3 episodes)
- The Fan (1996) as Reporter
- Yes, Dear (2000) as John (1 episode)
- That's So Raven (2004) as Termindate Host (1 episode)
- Why Did I Get Married Too? (2010) as Sportscaster #2
- Sabrina, The Teenage Witch (2000) for 1 episode
- Providence (2001) for 1 episode
- Spin City (2002) for 1 episode
- Blind Date (1999–2005) for 130 episodes (Host)
- Girlfriends (2006) for 1 episode
- Jim Rome Is Burning (2005–2010) for 117 episodes
- The Smoking Gun Presents: World's Dumbest... (2008–2010) for 59 episodes